March 14, 2018
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How children with hearing loss can hear 5,300 more words every day

Did you know that children need to hear approximately 45 million words by age four to be ready for school? In fact, research shows that the more words child hear […]
December 13, 2017

These hearing aid accessories are perfect to use over the holidays

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, it’s great to be prepared for your own hearing loss, or if a member of your family has one too. We’ve come prepared with […]
October 25, 2017
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What is a Roger Pen and is it worth it?

Being aware of the technology and resources available for someone with hearing loss is one of the biggest barriers in accessibility. Rebekah F. Cunningham,  a  Pediatric Business Development Manager at Phonak […]
September 25, 2017
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Why using Roger technology at home benefits my hard of hearing child

The day our son’s teacher let us take home the Phonak Roger FM System, was the day we realized this vital piece of technology needed to be used not just […]
July 19, 2017
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Why I love using Roger hearing technology in the summer

My family loves the summertime and having Roger wireless microphone products to connect with hearing aids makes our summer experiences so much more memorable.  Summer break is here and my […]
July 6, 2017
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4 things you’ll only understand if you use a Roger Pen

The Phonak Roger Pen, a hearing-aid compatible wireless microphone, is a great tool for people with hearing loss, but the sleek design and incognito superpowers of the hearing technology can […]
June 26, 2017
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The ComPilot Chronicles: John Mayer, God and Me

D.J. Demers has been using hearing technology for 27 years. His talks about his latest hearing aids and Phonak ComPilot.
June 12, 2017

The one hearing aid accessory that makes parenting so much easier

Utilizing the Phonak Roger Inspiro at home with hearing aids made a huge difference while parenting our children with hearing loss.
May 15, 2017
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Connecting my hearing aids to technology

As a young adult, I’m constantly using my phone and computer to communicate and stay connected with the world, so of course I expect my hearing aids to be compatible with […]
October 13, 2016
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What Hearing Aid Microphone is Best for my Child?

Choosing the right hearing aid microphone is one of the best investments a parent can make to their child’s social development.
September 14, 2016

3 Tips for Talking to Teachers as a Deaf Teen

High school can be overwhelming as a deaf teenager. It's important to communicate your needs and to feel confident. Here are three tips for communicating with teachers as a deaf teen
August 18, 2016
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7 Tips for using a Phonak Roger Pen

Being able to use discrete hearing technology is nice because it allows me to hear better without being too obvious about my needs. The Phonak Roger Pen, a hearing-aid compatible […]
August 15, 2016

Why technology matters when public speaking with hearing loss

Hearing Like Me recently shared 9 tips for confident public speaking with hearing loss, but now I’d like to focus more on the equipment and venue side of preparing to undertake public […]
August 12, 2016

My 5 Favorite Ways to Use My Roger Pen

I have been the proud owner of a Phonak Roger Pen for a good few years now, so the handy little device has been in nearly every possible scenario in […]
May 4, 2016
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How my hearing technology allows me to be the active person I want to be

I suffer from hearing loss, but I don’t want it to stop me from doing all the things I can and want to do. I’m an active 36-year-old with a […]
April 11, 2016
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Roger That: My first experience with my Roger Pen

As a trainer, I have often worried that my hearing loss might be a barrier to communication when delivering sessions, so I was keen to explore assistive technology to see how […]
January 29, 2016
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Hearing aid tattoos and Roger technology

The coolest examples of hearing aid tattoos.
December 17, 2015

A poem about the Roger Pen

Have you ever loved something so much you felt the need to put those emotions into words? We at Phonak were happy to receive this poem from Mrs. Kim Howell, […]
October 16, 2014

Trying Venture: It’s Smooth

A surprise was waiting for me on my last trip to Phonak headquarters in Stäfa, 10 days ago: Venture. I had an appointment to try some Audéo hearing aids and […]
July 23, 2014

Trying Something Different

It’s no secret that I’m not a Phonak customer, despite being the editor-in-chief of this blog. It could be argued that this is a good or a bad thing, but […]